How Far Does $200,00 Take You in Houston?

Pretty far, actually!

The great room in the Springfield plan by Centex Homes at Stone Place has a spacious, open-floor concept that makes it easy to stay connected with your family.

The great room in the Springfield plan by Centex Homes at Stone Place has a spacious, open-floor concept that makes it easy to stay connected with your family. This home is just one of the many affordable options you can purchase in Houston for $200,000 or less.

In a city known for the Space Center, the sky’s the limit when it comes to new homes in Houston.

Fortunately, living in the nation’s fourth-largest city doesn’t have to break the bank! For $200,000 or less, you can own a quality home in Houston that has the design features you’ve always dreamed about.

We’ve rounded up seven stellar options that allow you to access all the Bayou City has to offer. From professional sports to world-class art to delicious dining options, Houston is a wonderful place to build and buy a new home.

 

Stone and vinyl siding are a classic touch in this exterior rendering of KB Home's Plan 2961 at Cypress Creek Crossing in Houston.

 

Plan 2961 at Cypress Creek Crossing, KB Home
Starting at $199,945, 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bath, 2-car garage, 2,961 sq. ft.

This four-bedroom home has everything your family needs to feel connected without feeling cramped. Upstairs, the owner’s suite features an enormous walk-in closet and a spacious bathroom, along with three other bedrooms and a game room. On the first floor, an open kitchen looks out into the nook and family room.

The Cypress Creek Crossing community location allows you and your family to take advantage of all Houston’s offerings. Located minutes from Collins Park and a short drive to shopping and entertainment as well as the airport, Cypress Creek Crossing is a great place to put down roots.

 

A blue, red and white color scheme highlights a football themed kids room in the Granville Plan at Southridge Crossing by Centex Homes in Houston.

 

Granville Plan at Southridge Crossing, Centex Homes
Starting at $197,990, 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bath, 2-car garage, 2,458 sq. ft.

Located 20 minutes from downtown Houston in the Southridge Crossing community, the four-bedroom, 2.5-bath Granville Plan by Centex Homes checks all the boxes: open-concept, room to grow and customization. The home’s kitchen flows into the dining area and great room, ensuring that your family stays connected.

For the kids, or the kids at heart, the second-floor game room has space for everyone to relax and have fun. The Granville plan offers plenty of customization options for folks who want to switch things up, including a flex space near the foyer.

 

In this rendering of an Aransas plan exterior, a modern two-car garage door work with the home's store, brick and vinyl siding. By Lannar at Imperial Trace in Houston.

 

Aransas Plan at Imperial Trace: Fairfield and Gulf Coast Collections, Lennar
Starting at $197,990; 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 2-car garage, 2,186 sq. ft.

Designed to be attractive and affordable, the Aransas Plan at Imperial Trace by Lennar was built with functionality in mind. Downstairs, the kitchen opens into a convenient breakfast nook, ensuring that hectic mornings also include some quality family time. Buyers have the option to add a back patio to take advantage of outdoor living.

No one needs to compromise on space — the roomy second floor features three bedrooms along with an owner’s suite with dual walk-in closets and dual sinks, while the ground floor has a huge storage closet to help you contain the clutter.

 

 

Kisko Plan at Southridge Crossing, Centex Homes
Starting at $192,990; 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 2-car garage, 2,312 sq. ft.

Customization is the name of the game with the Kisko Plan at Southridge Crossing by Centex Homes. The great room opens into the kitchen and dining area and allows for flexible design. Buyers can choose to add a covered patio to maximize their space, or to configure a flex room as a study or optional fourth bedroom.

Upstairs, a game room provides additional space for your family to let loose, while a conveniently placed laundry room means no more lugging clothes up and down stairs.

 

A spacious open kitchen faces the Puma plan's dining area and living room. By LGI Homes at Sugar Pine Square in Houston. 


Puma Plan at Sugar Pine Square by LGI Homes

Starting at $192,900; 4 bed, 2.5 baths, 2-car garage, 1,922 sq. ft.

The Puma Plan’s kitchen has all the counter space you’d ever need — perfect for preparing gourmet meals or making after-school snacks — while the large walk-in pantry keeps your space clutter-free. The kitchen opens into a large great room with enough room for the whole family to relax.

Located in north Houston, the Sugar Pine Square community is located just minutes from a variety of entertainment, shopping, and dining options. As a bonus, all homes in the Sugar Pine Square community come with a fully fenced backyard and front yard landscaping.

 

The great room in the Springfield plan by Centex Homes at Stone Place has a spacious, open-floor concept that makes it easy to stay connected with your family. 

Springfield Plan at Stone Place, Centex Homes
Starting at $187,990; 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 2-car garage, 1,824 sq. ft.

From the moment you walk through the front door, you’ll be impressed by the Springfield Plan’s open, airy feel. A beautiful two-story foyer welcomes you into the space and opens into the home’s relaxing great room. The kitchen and adjoining breakfast nook offer plenty of functionality. The upstairs level contains an owner’s suite with a walk-in closet, a loft, two bedrooms, and a conveniently placed laundry room.

From nearby parks, and playgrounds, to shopping and dining options within walking distance at Copperwood Village, the Stone Place community has something for everyone.

 

A bar over the kitchen sink in the Adams plan provides casual eating space for busy families. By Centex Homes at Skyview Park North in Houston. 

Adams Plan at Skyview Park North, Centex Homes
Starting at $175,265; 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 2-car garage, 1,206 sq. ft.

Located just 11 miles from downtown Houston, the Skyview Park North community balances convenience with amenities, including pocket parks and green spaces.

This spacious home provides all the necessary features without going overboard. Buyers have the option to customize their home by adding a covered patio, selecting from different design choices in the bathroom and choosing to use a flex space as a study or a third bedroom. For folks who want a quality home with just the right amount of extras, the Adams Plan delivers.

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Seve Kale is an award-winning freelance writer for NewHomeSource. You can find her on Google+

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